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Project Manager

Description

Provide internal direction, leadership, and accountability for project management efforts related to HealthPlaNET or other ancillary systems and processes.  Assist implementing new business or programs that rely on HealthPlaNET as the core documentation system. Define project objectives and measures to be tracked by the responsible business owners, and develop and maintain detailed project plans.

Responsibilities:

  • Identify trends and process improvement opportunities across departments within operations.
  • Perform cost/benefit analysis
  • Develop and implement key metrics to measure and report on progress of initiatives.
  • Work with other managers to achieve efficiencies across integration of projects.
  • Develop and maintain detailed project plans, this includes utilizing standard project documentation and methodology and project tracking and reporting procedures.
  • Create and maintain document repositories within Teams or Sharepoint.
  • Schedule meetings, compile meeting minutes and distribute to key team members.
  • Prepare scope documents and project charters.
  • Create executive presentations as requested
  • Maintain roadmaps and RAID logs.
  • Develop cross-functional, change management and implementation strategies; ensure that all of the participating parties have committed to effective implementation of the processes and procedures.
  • Assist team members in resolving project problems, escalates issues when necessary, and facilities decision-making.
  • Assure quality of information through business case and application level testing; validate test results to initial business needs.
  • Provide concise and timely status reporting as required
  • Monitor operating performance against regional and national benchmarks.
  • Assist with achieving Operations division strategic goals as well as system strategic goals.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in business, mathematics, statistics, health care, management, or related business field required.
  • Minimum of four years of related work experience.
  • Master's degree preferred.
  • Experience in health care insurance or health care industry preferred.
  • Excellent computer skills required, including Access, Excel, Microsoft Project, and other pertinent computer software packages.
  • Strong management, problem solving, organizational, and communication skills (oral and written) are required.
  • Excellent Project Management skills along with effective planning and organizational skills.
  • Ability to perform planning for large initiatives/projects, managing all tasks required to providing services to meet client and business needs within budget and targeted deadlines.


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   Current UPMC employees must apply in HR Direct